[Vwdiesel] exhaust

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Thu Oct 2 16:04:17 EDT 2003

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Well, that section of piping is all rusty
and breaking apart. I would like to find an inexpensive route to fix this, as
he needs an inspection (MA). Does anyone know if the inspection checks for
multiple mufflers? I hope not.

  No inspections here but I'd expect they'd be looking for leaks in your
They'll look for emission equipment such as cats but it sounds like they
red flag that pipe for leaks into the passenger compartment.  Eventhough
diesel doesn't have the CO hazard that gassers do.  :)

> I've heard people using 2.5" exhaust, how much would someone charge for
> that?
> Would it be different price than the stock size? His muffler seems to be
> good,
> so maybe the stock route would be cheaper

  The additional cost would be for the difference in price of the larger pipe
the smaller, as well as replacing the whole system rather than just a bad
2 1/2 is more in line for a TD.  2 to 2 1/4 is enough for a NA.  I'd guess an

independant shop would charge around $250 for a complete system.

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